Pan-India number portability from July 3: Vodafone

Pan-India number portability from July 3: Vodafone

🕔14:39, 2.Jul 2015

New Delhi, July 2  Aligning with the government’s mandate to roll-out pan-India mobile number portability (MNP) from July 3, telecom service provider Vodafone India is all set to comply with the measure, the company said on Thursday. The national MNP

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Airtel to roll out full mobile number portability

Airtel to roll out full mobile number portability

🕔14:38, 2.Jul 2015

New Delhi, July 2  Bharti Airtel is set to launch national mobile number portability (MNP) from July 3, the company said on Thursday. Mobile customers from the operator across India can now retain their mobile number while moving between states.

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President greets Belarus on Independence Day

President greets Belarus on Independence Day

🕔14:37, 2.Jul 2015

New Delhi, July 2 President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday greeted the government and people of Belarus on their Independence Day. He said he looks forward to further strengthening the close ties between the two countries. In his message to Belarusian

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Cabinet approves schemes for farmers, youth

Cabinet approves schemes for farmers, youth

🕔14:36, 2.Jul 2015

New Delhi, July 2  The cabinet has approved the prime minister’s agriculture irrigation scheme as well as some skill development programmes for the youth who don’t have a higher education degree, it was announced on Thursday. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley

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Cabinet clears new irrigation scheme for irrigation

Cabinet clears new irrigation scheme for irrigation

🕔14:36, 2.Jul 2015

New Delhi, July 2  In a bid to insulate farmers from the vagaries of the monsoon, the government on Thursday announced a new national irrigation scheme with an outlay of Rs.50,000 crore that will not only ensure supply of water

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Cabinet approves national policy on skill development

Cabinet approves national policy on skill development

🕔14:35, 2.Jul 2015

New Delhi, July 2  The union cabinet has approved India’s first integrated National Policy on Skill Development and Entrepreneurship 2015, an official statement said on Thursday. The policy acknowledges the need for an effective roadmap for the promotion of entrepreneurship

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Parliamentary panel proposes double salary hike for MPs

Parliamentary panel proposes double salary hike for MPs

🕔14:30, 2.Jul 2015

New Delhi, July 02  : A parliamentary panel headed by Bhartiya Janata Party leader Yogi Adityanath has recommended that salaries of parliamentarians should be doubled and pension for former MPs should be raised by 75%. The joint committee, which has

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US releases National Military Strategy

US releases National Military Strategy

🕔12:07, 2.Jul 2015

Washington, July 2  Chairman of US Joint Chiefs of Staff General Martin Dempsey has released the country’s National Military Strategy which provides the blueprint for how the military will use its forces to protect and advance US national and security

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Iran, US claim progress in latest round of n-talks

Iran, US claim progress in latest round of n-talks

🕔12:05, 2.Jul 2015

Vienna, July 2  Iran and six world powers are making progress in the latest round of talks over Iran’s long-disputed nuclear programme, said top diplomats of the US and Iran here. “We have some very difficult issues, but we believe

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‘India to become world’s second largest smartphone market’

‘India to become world’s second largest smartphone market’

🕔12:04, 2.Jul 2015

New York, July 2  Buoyed by growing sales, India will overtake the US to become world’s second largest smartphone market by 2017, says a report. According to international research firm Strategy Analytics, global smartphone sales are forecast to grow from

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Pakistan hasn’t shared evidence of Indian terror: US

Pakistan hasn’t shared evidence of Indian terror: US

🕔12:03, 2.Jul 2015

Islamabad, July 2 Pakistan has not shared with the US any evidence of India’s involvement in terrorist activities on its soil, a US official said. During a visit to Washington, Foreign Secretary Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhary had said that Pakistan had

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Indian-American named World Agriculture Prize laureate

Indian-American named World Agriculture Prize laureate

🕔12:02, 2.Jul 2015

Washington, July 2  R. Paul Singh, a distinguished professor emeritus at the University of California, Davis, has been named as the 2015 Global Confederation for Higher Education Associations for Agriculture and Life Sciences World Agriculture Prize laureate. Singh, an agricultural

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‘Need to step up speed on India, Nepal, China corridor’

‘Need to step up speed on India, Nepal, China corridor’

🕔12:01, 2.Jul 2015

Beijing, July 2  India, China and Nepal should go ahead and order a feasibility study for an economic corridor among the three nations that will benefit its people, a senior Chinese official said here. Huang Xilian, deputy director-general in the

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Over 8,000 pilgrims begin Amarnath Yatra

Over 8,000 pilgrims begin Amarnath Yatra

🕔11:59, 2.Jul 2015

Srinagar, July 2  The annual Amarnath Yatra started on Thursday as over 8,000 pilgrims left from two base camps in Kashmir for the Himalayan cave shrine. As many as 6,065 pilgrims left the Baltal base camp in Ganderbal district on

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Rising Hate Crimes: TRUST DEFICIT IN US…

Rising Hate Crimes: TRUST DEFICIT IN US…

🕔10:10, 2.Jul 2015

Rising Hate Crimes TRUST DEFICIT IN US By Amrita Banerjee Research Scholar, JNU, New Delhi   The mass shooting on 17 June at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, US raised very pertinent questions about the frequency

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Ratan Tata invests in Ola

Ratan Tata invests in Ola

🕔10:09, 2.Jul 2015

Bangalore/Kolkata, July 2  App-based transportation aggregator Ola on Wednesday said Tata Sons chairman emeritus Ratan Tata has invested in the company in his personal capacity. “It is our honour to have Ratan Tata onboard as an investor. This is a

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Auto Expo 2016 to be held from February 5-9

Auto Expo 2016 to be held from February 5-9

🕔10:07, 2.Jul 2015

New Delhi, July 2  Auto Expo 2016 will be held February 5-9 at the India Expo Mart and Centre in Greater Noida, it was announced on Wednesday. The Auto Expo’s B2B sister event — The Component Show 2016 — will

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Greece reveals new debt deal, pensioners line up at banks

Greece reveals new debt deal, pensioners line up at banks

🕔10:07, 2.Jul 2015

Athens/Berlin, July 2  The Greek government on Wednesday revealed its latest proposal for a debt deal with creditors to stave off a default and Grexit — exit from the eurozone — in the coming weeks even as thousands of pensioners

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Egypt approves new terrorism law after deadly attacks

Egypt approves new terrorism law after deadly attacks

🕔10:06, 2.Jul 2015

Cairo, July 2  In the wake of a spate of terrorist attacks this week that killed dozens, including Egypt’s top prosecutor, the cabinet on Wednesday approved a new anti-terrorism law, state-run Al-Ahram Online reported. The cabinet also backed a new

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Indian-American among math, science teachers honoured by Obama

Indian-American among math, science teachers honoured by Obama

🕔10:05, 2.Jul 2015

Washington, July 2  Darshan Jain, an Indian American teacher is one of the 108 teachers named by President Barack Obama as recipients of the prestigious Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. Jain, who has taught mathematics at

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